A cloud-native, full stack software platform delivering high performance, low latency app services for demanding workloads
F5 Rapid Start System protects apps and infrastructure against malicious threats using the BIG-IP security suite, including BIG-IP WAF, BIG-IP AFM and more. Performance of resource-intensive security and traffic management functions such as DDoS mitigation SSL/TLS cryptoprocessing and CGNAT are augmented using the latest hardware offload technologies—including FPGAs and SmartNICs.
F5 Rapid Start System is a production-ready, full-stack solution with BIG-IP VE software, enterprise hypervisor, COTS server, SmartNIC cards, and FPGAs. F5 Rapid Start System handles data throughput of up to 300Gbps with industry-leading software performance to support demanding application environments.
Load balancing, traffic steering, programmatic traffic manipulation, and policy enforcement ensures high availability of applications for end users
Transparently provides IPv4 and IPv6 network address translation at scale in addition to high-speed logging capabilities
Protect data center and edge networks against incoming threats, including the most massive and complex DDoS attacks
Decrypt and gain visibility into all encrypted traffic to identify and defend against malicious payloads
Accelerate deployment, boost performance, and reduce latency with the F5 Rapid Start System.
Boost performance on key functions with smartNICs
Improve cryptographic processing up to 200%
Shorten packet processing time to 3–5 microseconds
Up to 300Gbps of L4 throughput in a 1U appliance
Easily deploy the BIG-IP product family.
Easy setup with F5 BIG-IP Automation Toolchain APIs
Visibility and centralized management with BIG-IQ
Consolidating and virtualizing your S/Gi-LAN/N6 services can result in up to a 60% reduction in CapEx and OpEx while boosting performance and lowering latency
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